Foodie Features

Bristol’s Caffeine Scene

Coffee addict Crystal Rose takes a look at the city’s lively bean-based landscape and chats to local experts about its changing nature Waiting in line at my...

Taking it slow
with Dean Edwards

Local chef Dean Edwards lets us lift a leaf or two from his chilled-out new recipe book – what a lovely lad! We’re big fans of the philosophy implicit withi...

Homeslice!
Briony May Williams

She’s a showstopper, alright! Bristol baker and GBBO semi-finalist Briony May Williams chats about her time in the tent, and what’s next With her warm, down-...

Bar 44: From
Catalonia to Clifton

All the authentic Iberian background behind the Village’s latest opening, Bar 44. Words by Velimir Ilic For food, Spain is one of the best countries in the w...

Opinion: Solo dining

Forget the ‘spotlight effect’, ‘me-time’ needn’t be kept behind closed doors says Melissa Blease Has she been stood up by her date? Is he a bit weird? That w...

Them Apples: Thatchers Cider

Somerset cidermaker Thatchers is now a huge, multimillion pound business that has done the region proud internationally. Here, the team tells us a little about ...

So fresh and so green: vegan Bristol

One of Britain’s fastest growing lifestyle movements is the talk of the town, says Sarah Merson Increasingly, and as a general rule, society is becoming more...

The Milk Thistle:
Mixing It Up

We get the lowdown on the local liquor landscape from one of the city’s top drinking destinations. These guys are really... mixing it up One of Bristol’s bes...

Bristol: The Beer City

Ray Bailey surveys the local brewing scene and discusses its future with a local expert Bristol is the UK’s first city of beer. That’s a provocative statemen...

Tipping: Hey, big spender?

Melissa Blease examines the practice of tipping serving staff and talks to someof the people at the sharp end of our gratuitous gestures Many folk do it with...